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Allergy Specialist Of Knoxville

Welcome Mariann Butler, RDN to the Team!

We’re excited to welcome, MariAnn Butler, RDN, to our practice. MariAnn is a Registered Dietitian who is passionate about food, health and nutrition. She is a resource for our patients grappling with a diagnosis of food allergies and intolerances. Dietary avoidance can be complex and she can help you understand which foods are safe to […]

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Using Biologics to Treat Asthma

In this CME episode, Thomas B. Casale, MD, FAAAAI, offers a comprehensive yet practical overview of the various biologic agents available to treat patients with asthma. If you have questions about how to choose the right patient or the right biologic, you’ll want to listen! 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is available with this episode through […]

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Getting Ready For Summer With Food Allergies

Do you have questions about traveling with food allergies, attending summer camp, or dining at restaurants? Renowned food allergy expert Scott Sicherer, MD, FAAAAI, joins us in this patient centered-episode to discuss these issues and more. Tune in for some great tips!   Click here to listen to the podcast.

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All About Food Allergies: From Diagnosis to Treatment

This exciting new podcast episode from AAAAI dives into the expansive world of food allergies. Listen to food allergy expert David M. Fleischer, MD, FAAAAI, answer common questions pertaining to food allergy diagnosis, reactions, management, and exciting research regarding treatment options. This episode covers many important areas of discussion and is ideal for patients, medical […]

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DELABELING PENICILLIN ALLERGY THROUGH ORAL CHALLENGES

In the latest episode of the AAAAI Podcast, dive deeper into the discussion of penicillin allergies. This is a useful episode for allergists, primary care providers and anyone with their own suspected penicillin allergy. By giving amoxicillin to patients with a history of reported mild reactions to penicillin, Dr. Jerschow demonstrated that 97% of patients […]

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Exercise Induced Asthma

Do you cough, wheeze and have a tight chest or shortness of breath when you exercise? If yes, you may have exercise-induced asthma or exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB). This happens when the tubes that bring air into and out of your lungs narrow with exercise, causing symptoms of asthma. The video below will give you an […]

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PENICILLIN ALLERGIES: OVER-DIAGNOSED AND UNDER-ADDRESSED

Are you among the 10% of the population who report having a penicillin allergy? This patient-centered episode discusses why 90% of those who report a penicillin allergy are not truly allergic. Listen to expert Kimberly G. Blumenthal, MD, MSc, FAAAAI, discuss the complicated reasons why penicillin allergies are over-reported and the many ways in which […]

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Flu shot safe for people with egg allergies, guidelines say – CNN

According to CNN, a new paper published by Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology found that a flu shot can be used for people with egg allergies. Read the full post here.

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Children Once In Danger Of Flu Shot Can Get Vaccinated

Flu vaccine is safe for those with severe egg allergy ARLGINTON HEIGHTS, Ill (January 11, 2012) – The flu is responsible for the hospitalization of more than 21,100 children under the age of five annually. Yet according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), up to 2 percent of children may not […]

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BOO! at the Zoo

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  Allergy Specialists of Knoxville (ASK) joins BOO! at the Zoo for Knoxville’s largest Halloween event on October 19-22, 2016 from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. This not-too-scary event features entertainment and costumed characters. Stop by our booth or call 865-588-2753 for more information on environmental and food allergies and asthma.    

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